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​​​​R.G. YOHO

Author, Writer, Speaker


Interviewed on WTAP-Television, Parkersburg, WV. 09/16

​Author/Panelist at Ohioana Book Festival, Columbus, OH.  04/16

Panelist at West Virginia Writers Conference, Ripley, WV.  06/15

Author/Panelist at Ohioana Book Festival, Columbus, OH.  05/15

Author/Panelist at Ohioana Book Festival, Columbus, OH.  05/14

Workshop/Presenter at West Virginia Writers Conference, Ripley, WV.  06/13

Several radio appearances on the air at WLTP and WVGV.

Numerous television appearances on WTAP in Parkersburg, WV, and WOUB in Athens, OH.

​Speaker numerous schools and community/civic organizations.

Member of the Star Speaker Panel with the Western Writers of America.


R.G.Yoho  is a West Virginia native with a passion for history

and tales of the American West. He’s author of the four-book Kellen Malone Western series as well as books of historical fiction and nonfiction. His varied career includes speaker, radio talk show host and political columnist, as well as laboratory technician and process operator in the chemicals industry.

Yoho lives in Little Hocking with his wife of more than 35

years. They have three children, a nephew who is like a son

and five grandchildren.

As a member and Star Speaker with the Western Writers of America, R.G. Yoho loves to meet his readers and is always available to speak to your group, fundraising banquet, community organization, or to visit with your local Book Club via Skype. Please contact him for dates and details.

R.G. Yoho is listed by as #145 out of 170 Top Western Fiction Authors of all time.

As a former radio talk show host, R.G. has spoken to any number of radio stations, civic and community organizations, book events, and has conducted writing workshops and joined in panel discussions.

R.G. has published nine books, only one of which is currently out of print. Of those nine publications, five are traditional Westerns, one is historical fiction, and three are non-fiction.

R.G. Yoho: Breathing New Life into the Old West


Past Speaking and Teaching Events

A long-time web and print columnist, Yoho's quotes and/or excerpts of his work have appeared on the pages of national publications, such as The Sporting News and TheWashington Times


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